There will be dancin’ in the streets around Detroit’s Downtown Synagogue Oct. 12

There will be dancin’ in the streets around Detroit’s Downtown Synagogue Oct. 12

  If you’re in the neighborhood around the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue on October 12 you’re going to see people dancing in the streets carrying the Torah. It’s an age-old tradition called Simchat Torah that celebrates the Jewish love and study of the Torah. The event is appropriately called “Dancin’ in the Streets: Simchat Torah.” Simchat […]

CruisIN’ the D celebrates the city that put the world on wheels August 18-20

CruisIN’ the D celebrates the city that put the world on wheels August 18-20

Detroit is called the Motor City for a reason.That international automotive legacy will be celebrated during CruisIN’ the D August 18-20. Founder Gregory Reed felt Detroit’s slogan – “putting the world on wheels” – should be honored. “Detroit is the automotive capital of the world, and it didn’t have a cruise,” he says. “I thought it […]

Open jobs could be filled by Detroit’s invisible talent pool

Open jobs could be filled by Detroit’s invisible talent pool

At $1.3 trillion annually, the African American economy is larger than Russia’s gross domestic product.  But sources of talent and economic resources within the African American community remain undeveloped because they aren’t taken seriously, according to economist and author Ida Byrd-Hill. Byrd-Hill, whose book “Invisible Talent Market’’ identifies problems and potential solutions, will discuss them […]

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